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  • Phil Latzman: Obama running out of time to make relevant impact

    One thing is for sure — five and a half years into his groundbreaking presidency, Obamalaise has set for many Americans. The survey gurus at Quinnipiac University recently revealed that one-third of registered voters polled believe Barack Obama...
  • Hobby Lobby expanding in South Florida

    Hobby Lobby expanding in South Florida
    Hobby Lobby is spreading across South Florida as if nothing happened. The hobby and crafts retailer has found itself at the center of a maelstrom since winning a U.S. Supreme Court case June 30 that combined the flash points of birth control and...
  • Mexico telecom overhaul passes, billionaire Carlos Slim loses -- maybe

    Mexican legislators on Wednesday passed a sweeping overhaul of the telecommunications industry that officials maintain will help break up monopolies and provide better service and more competition in the TV and telephone market. Anticipating the...
  • 57,000 migrant children picked up at U.S. border since Oct. 1

    57,000 migrant children picked up at U.S. border since Oct. 1
    Senior Obama administration officials told Congress on Wednesday that they were struggling to keep up with the growing influx of young migrants from Central America who are illegally crossing the Southwestern border. The number of unaccompanied children...
  • Obama to visit Texas, meet with Gov. Perry amid border crisis

    President Obama is expected to visit here Wednesday for the first time since the immigration crisis has intensified along the Rio Grande Valley, meeting with Gov. Rick Perry, and local and religious leaders who are seeking speedy aid to deal with an...
  • Factbox: Mexican telecoms market to feature smaller America Movil

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Carlos Slim's telecommunications company, America Movil, will shed assets to avoid tough new telephone and TV regulations imposed by Mexico's Congress on Wednesday. The company said it will hive off assets to bring down its...
  • Chimp Attack Victim Lobbying Congress for Primate Pet Ban

    In a Congress infamous for legislative gridlock, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal thinks Charla Nash is a major reason why a bill to ban the sale of primates as pets is likely to cruise to congressional approval with bipartisan backing. Nash, a woman who was...
  • Congress has heavy workload but limited time before summer recess

    Congress started July - its last full working month before the November election - with a full plate. But it may not have the appetite to handle it all. At the top of lawmakers' to-do list is passing at least temporary funding for the Highway Trust...
  • Former IRS official sought to hide information, lawmakers assert

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans asserted on Wednesday that new emails show a former Internal Revenue Service official deliberately sought to hide information from Congress, opening a new chapter in a probe of IRS treatment of conservative...
  • GOP pans Obama's $3.7-billion border request, wants kids sent home

    The White House request for $3.7 billion to handle the crisis at the southern border has found little support in Congress, touching off what could be a lengthy negotiation to find a compromise. Republicans said Wednesday they would not approve the money...
  • Factbox: Obama administration struggles with child migrant crisis

    WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Obama administration is grappling with a surge in child migrants at the southwestern U.S. border, some accompanied by parents and some traveling alone. Seeking to escape poverty and drug and gang violence in...